"Rui Esgaio joined the Gulbenkian Foundation in 1999. Graduating in Economics from the Catholic University of Portugal and with a post-graduate qualification in Development and International Cooperation from the Higher Institute of Economics and Management, he began his professional career under the auspices of the project “Building the Competitive Advantages of Portugal”, run by Professor Michael Porter, having also held the post of Assistant to the Secretary of State for Agro-food Production before later serving as Secretary of State for Agricultural Markets and Agro-food Quality. ". 
- Member, European Foundation Centre
Resources and articles
- Gulbenkian Foundation Rui Esgaio, organizational web page, accessed November 26, 2018.